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Fire Weather Planning Forecast Offseason Format
National Weather Service Reno NV
525 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

...STRONG WINDS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...
A strong Pacific storm system begins moving east today...but showers
will persist for much of the area through late tonight. Gusty winds
decrease by evening. Snow levels fall to all valley floors by late
this afternoon. A colder system will bring snow to many areas this
weekend and early next week.

Note:  Please see operating plan for detailed zone descriptions
       http://weather.gov/reno

NVZ450-221330-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
525 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Snow and rain.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........40-45.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........64-74%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 30 to 50 mph. Gusts up to 75 mph
                     decreasing to 60 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 35 to 45 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Snow and rain likely in the evening, then
                     chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........20-25.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........88-98%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                     the evening.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph
                     decreasing to 40 mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                     through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-40.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........51-61%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 14-24. West winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 32-37. Lows 13-23. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 36-41.
Lows 16-26. South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 37-42. Lows 17-22.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 36-41.
Lows 18-28.

$$

CAZ272-221330-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
525 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Snow.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........30-35.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........80-90%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to
                     45 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 35 to 55 mph. Gusts up to 120
                     mph decreasing to 100 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 35 to 50 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Snow in the evening, then snow showers likely
                     after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........16-26.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........89-99%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to
                     15 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 35 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 25 to 45 mph with gusts to 90
                     mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
                     70 mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                     morning, then slight chance of snow showers in
                     the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........25-30.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........61-71%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 65 mph.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Lows 2-12. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
23-28. Lows 3-13. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 28-33.
Lows 9-19. South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 27-32. Lows 9-14.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 26-31. Lows 9-14.
.MONDAY...Snow likely. Highs 27-32.

$$

NVZ453-221330-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
525 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Chance of rain and snow in the morning, then
                     rain and snow likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........47-57.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........50-60%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 30 to 50 mph. Gusts up to 85 mph
                     decreasing to 70 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
                     evening, then chance of showers after
                     midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........25-30.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........88-98%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 40 mph
                     becoming southwest up to 10 mph after
                     midnight.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph
                     decreasing to 40 mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........36-46.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........47-57%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph shifting to west in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
* Mixing Height......8500-9500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Lows 18-23. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
31-41. Lows 18-28. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 34-44. Lows 19-29. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Highs 36-46. Lows
19-29. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 36-46. Lows 21-31.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 36-46.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-221330-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
525 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Snow and rain likely in the morning, then
                     chance of snow and rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-45.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........66-76%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to
                     45 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 30 to 50 mph with gusts to 75
                     mph decreasing to 15 to 35 mph with gusts to
                     60 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 35 to 45 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Cloudy. Chance of snow in the evening, then
                     chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........19-29.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........89-99%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in
                     the evening.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph
                     decreasing to 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........58-68%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph shifting to west in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the
                     afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 10-20. West
winds 15 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
28-38. Lows 11-21. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 31-41. Lows
12-22. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 31-41. Lows 13-23.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30-40. Lows 16-26.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 31-41.

$$

CAZ271-221330-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
525 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Rain in the morning. Snow through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........32-42.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........70-80%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph
                     decreasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 25 to 45 mph. Gusts up to 80 mph
                     decreasing to 65 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Chance of snow in the evening, then snow
                     showers likely after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........13-23.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........93-99%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                     in the evening.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph
                     decreasing to 40 mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........27-37.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........62-72%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph shifting to west in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Lows 1-11. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
27-37. Lows 2-12. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 31-41. Lows
7-17. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 31-41. Lows 9-19. South
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 35-40. Lows 9-19.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 32-42.

$$

CAZ273-221330-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
525 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Snow and rain.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........37-47.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........51-61%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 40 to 60 mph. Gusts up to 135
                     mph decreasing to 115 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......9500-10500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 30 to 50 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the evening,
                     then chance of snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........11-21.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........89-99%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
                     30 mph after midnight.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 30 to 50 mph with gusts to 105
                     mph decreasing to 15 to 35 mph with gusts to
                     75 mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Slight chance of snow showers through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........38-48%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 70
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 5 below to 5 above zero. West
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 30-40. Lows 1 below to 9 above
zero. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 33-43. Lows 5-15. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 33-43. Lows 10-20. South
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 33-43.
Lows 10-20.

$$

NVZ459-221330-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
525 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                     morning. Chance of snow through the day.
                     Chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........44-54.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........41-51%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph
                     shifting to the southwest 15 to 35 mph with
                     gusts to 60 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 30 to 50 mph with gusts to 75
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
                     evening, then slight chance of showers after
                     midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........24-34.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........87-97%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph
                     becoming north up to 10 mph after midnight.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 40 mph with gusts to 60
                     mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
                     40 mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Slight chance of snow showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-45.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........36-46%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds up to 10 mph increasing to west
                     10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 17-27. West winds 15 to
20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 33-43. Lows 16-26. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 34-44. Lows 15-25. Southeast winds
10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 36-46. Lows 17-27.
Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 39-44.
Lows 18-28.

$$

.8 to 14 day outlook for (TUE FEB 28 THROUGH MON MAR 6)
Below normal temperatures and precipitation.

=
$$

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